As I've been mentioning in my newsletters lately, I'm working on a lot of Windows 8 content as it's being released near the end of October. Windows 8 is a big leap (or at least "change") over the familiar Windows we've all enjoyed from Windows XP through Windows 7.
This month I've focused on some of the behind-the-scenes changes that a lot of my readers may need to reference as they run into trouble using Windows 8:
While most commands in Windows 8 are similar to ones you may have used in previous versions of Windows, there are some changes. This list is a good reference, complete with a short description of each command.
Why not, right? One easy place to find out what's different. I also noticed that a few popular commands have some different options and abilities and you'll find that information there too.
This piece got a major update due to the many changes in the Control Panel in Windows 8. We've got a new backup tool, an easy way to create virtual and redundant drives, new names for several applets, and more.